What Can I Watch Without A TV Licence?

What happens if you ignore TV Licence letters?

But do remember that the TV licence isn’t for watching TV, it is a licence for the ability to watch TV.

To save time, TV licencing assume that you do, and will send out increasingly threatening letters to try and guilt you into buying one.

If you genuinely don’t need a TV licence, simply ignore them..

Can I watch ITV without a TV Licence?

You only need a TV licence if you watch or record TV as it’s being broadcast or use iPlayer – if you only use other catch-up sites, you don’t need one. … But that doesn’t apply to other catch-up services, so the ITV Hub, All 4 and My5 are legal to use without a licence as long as you’re not using them to watch live TV.

How can TV Licensing prove you are watching TV?

“To get a warrant, TV Licensing has to prove that live broadcasts are being watched. “They also need to prove that there is no way they will be allowed to conduct their enquiry without a warrant. … “These addresses are prioritised for detection so that we can check if a licence is needed.”

Can I cancel my TV Licence if I only watch Netflix?

If you only watch on-demand or catch-up programmes through streaming services like Netflix, then you do NOT need a TV licence – UNLESS you’re watching BBC programmes on iPlayer. … You need to be covered by a TV licence if you watch live TV on any channel or device.

Can I get Freeview through WIFI?

Yes, you will need an internet connection to use the Freeview mobile app, either via wi-fi or your own data allowance. … Watching TV shows or films uses around 1GB of internet or mobile data per hour for SD and up to around 3GB per hour for HD.

Can Freeview work without aerial?

If you do not have a TV aerial and wanted to watch Freeview in the UK or Soarview Ireland through your new Smart digital TV connected to the internet via WIFI or Ethernet cable. … Freeview is a service that delivers live TV via a TV aerial and is not yet currently available over the internet.

Who is exempt from TV Licence fee?

Reduced TV Licence fees If you are aged 74 or over, you could be entitled to a free licence. Anyone aged 75 or over receiving Pension Credit is eligible to apply for a free TV Licence, paid for by the BBC.

Is Freeview live TV?

Yes, you can watch Freeview Live TV channels. The Freeview streaming device is the first to provide streaming Freeview channels over IP. It is just like watching broadcast TV, but the difference is that the broadcast is delivered over the internet, rather than over the air.

Can I cancel my TV Licence if I don’t watch BBC?

You can cancel your licence if you no longer: watch or record programmes as they’re being shown on TV, on any channel or. watch or stream programmes live on an online TV service (such as ITV Hub, All 4, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV, Sky Go, etc.) or. download or watch any BBC programmes on iPlayer.

Can the BBC track your IP address?

“And the same goes for some other parts of the BBC. This is so we can make the BBC more relevant and personal to you.” The BBC tells people signing up to the iPlayer service that it automatically collects their data. It slurps a user’s IP address, browser and device type, and a unique identifier.

Do you need a TV Licence to watch Netflix?

As Netflix does not broadcast its titles live, you do not need a TV licence to use the service. You don’t need a licence if you only ever watch titles on-demand or on catch up on services other than BBC iPlayer.

What do I not need a TV Licence for?

You don’t need a TV Licence if you never watch or record programmes as they’re being shown on TV, on any channel, or live on an online TV service, and you never download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer – live, catch up or on demand.

Do I need a TV Licence for Freeview?

Yes. Everyone who watches broadcast TV in the UK must have an annual television licence, whatever TV service they use. … Once you’ve paid your TV licence, though, with Freeview you don’t need to pay anything else on top.

Do I need a TV Licence to watch sky?

Yes, you need a licence to watch or record any live TV programme, on any channel. … This applies to any provider you use, including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, Sky Go, Virgin Media, BT TV, Apple TV, Now TV, YouTube, Roku and Amazon Prime Video.